How to measure the value of intraocular pressure as accurately as possible? In our office, we measure intraocular pressure in two ways: Classical aplanation tonometry according to Goldman is still the gold standard in the diagnosis of glaucoma, the method is contact and requires patient preparation. The patient is prepared by instilling [...]
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The effect of blue light on the macula In addition to the well-known harmful effect of UV rays on the eye, you should also know that visible light - the blue part of the spectrum, has harmful effects on the back segment of the eye, and especially on our point of clear [...]
With a healthy diet to a healthy yellow spot - points of clear vision Senile macular degeneration is the leading cause of central vision loss in people older than 50 years. It is estimated that 1.8 million people suffer from age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and that 7.3 million are at potential risk [...]
What is the Amsler grid? How can patients independently monitor macular-yellow spot disease, our point of clear vision? Amsler grid is a very simple test that is recommended for patients with yellow spot disease in order to control themselves at home. The grid is a square 10x10 cm which is divided by vertical [...]
Towards spring, we explain what allergic conjunctivitis is Starting from the end of April, during May and June, due to the flowering of numerous grasses, weeds and trees, we have a large number of patients with problems of allergic conjunctivitis. After a short break during July and August when due to the [...]
Do you see "flies" in the eye? They really exist and in the world of ophthalmology they are called "flying flies" ("mouches volantes", "floaters" or opacitates corporis vitrei). In translation, these are turbidities that float inside the eye, in the vitreous and can be dangerous - but that is the assessment of an [...]
Glaucoma, the silent killer of sight! Glaucoma is a disease that involves the progressive deterioration of the optic nerve fibers, and thus the deterioration of the visual field due to the most common elevated intraocular pressure. Glaucoma affects 78 million people worldwide. It is predicted that by 2040, 111.8 million people will develop [...]
Eye Injection Treatment - How Do They Work? Giving the drug into the eye only through injections has led to a turning point in the treatment of diseases of the internal structures of the eye, especially when it comes to diseases of the yellow spot - the point of clear vision. The eye [...]
Small surgical interventions on the eyelids There are numerous changes on the skin of the eyelids that require removal for medical as well as aesthetic reasons. Among the most common are: papillomas, warts, mollusks, fibroids, lipomas, angiomas, senile and seborrheic keratoses, xanthelasmas. Of the subcutaneous changes, the most common intervention is the [...]
The most common causes of blindness and low vision Vision loss is not a vital problem, but we must keep in mind that over 90% of external experiences a person receives through the senses of sight. That is why we must preserve such a precious species. A little boy with a [...]